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Subject: Today In History Nov 5
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 07:20:09 EST


Nov 5,1838
Lacolle Quebec - Colborne's troops skirmish with Cyrille Côté's 300
Chasseurs for a half hour at Lacolle, leaving 8 rebels dead.
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Nov 5,1838
Quebec Quebec - Jean-Baptiste Toussaint Pothier 1771-1845 chairs the Special
Council of Lower Canada.
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Nov 5,1824
Toronto Ontario - William Lyon Mackenzie 1795-1861 first publishes 'The
Colonial Advocate' in York; radical politics wins him popular support in Upper
Canada
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Nov 5,1818
Toronto Ontario - Chippewas cede 768,000 hectares in Northumberland, Durham,
Ontario, Haliburton, Hastings, Muskoka; 1,900,000 acres
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Nov 5,1814
Fort Erie Ontario - British drive Americans from Fort Erie after two months
of skirmishing; Americans blow up fortifications before they leave.
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Nov 5,1803
Toronto Ontario - Founding of weekly public market at York.
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Nov 5,1666 Quebec Quebec - Alexandre de Prouville, Marquis de Tracy
c1596-1670 brings his army back to Quebec after a summer battling the Iroquois.


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